Turnstone to host Adaptive Sports USA Junior Nationals

September 28th, 2017

Littleton, CO - Adaptive Sports USA announced today that they will be hosting the Adaptive Sports USA 2018 Junior Nationals in conjunction with the Turnstone Center. The event is scheduled for July 21 - 28 in Fort Wayne, IN. ”Turnstone, Visit Fort Wayne and the City of Fort Wayne are proud to collaborate with Adaptive Sports USA to host the 35 iteration of the Junior Nationals. Fort Wayne is centrally located and provides easy access from most anywhere in the United States. When you couple Turnstone’s Plassman Athletic Center with the community’s first class sport venues, hotels and recreational and entertainment options along with Indiana’s famed Hoosier Hospitality, Fort Wayne is committed to hosting a first class event for the expected 300+ athletes along with families and spectators who will visit Fort Wayne.” Mike Mushett, CEO, Turnstone. This event is the largest longstanding annual multi-sport event for youth with a physical disability and/or visual impairment in the United States. Junior Nationals has traveled to a different host city annually since its inception in 1984. The weeklong national sport championship is open to young athletes through the age of 22 and includes educational clinics, socials and competition in archery, powerlifting, swimming, track and field, and more.

The event website will launch mid-­‐November and eligibility requirements and registration information, details on travel  and lodging, a tentative schedule and other pertinent information will be available as the information develops. For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Susan Rossi at 719-­‐439-­‐3823 or
director@adaptivesportsusa.org (national) or Rena Burden at 260-­‐483-­‐2100 or rena@turnstone.org (local).

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